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Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (Nov. 6. 2018)

1. Attorney of freed Pakistani Christian woman flees abroad: The Pakistani lawyer who helped free Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy, said he had been forced to flee to the Netherlands and has no idea where his client is. Saiful Mulook said local United Nations staff urged him to leave Pakistan after Bibi’s acquittal last week. Bibi was convicted in 2010 of making derogatory remarks about Islam, but the ruling was overturned.

2. Church leaders to mark anniversary of anti-Christian attacks in India

3. Seth Mandel in Commentary: The Shame of the Anti-Defamation League

4. Becoming Anne Frank

5. In Stars and Stripes: Wife of Utah man killed in Afghanistan: Heartache, no regret

6. A Cry of the Heart to Our Bishops: Please Restore Order to the Church!

7. From Human Life Review: “When Janet McKenzie paints joy into her figures, even her children, it is not a superficial joy ignorant of sorrow, but a mature joy that knows the truth of human suffering.”

8. Thank you Howard Slugh and Mitchell Rocklin: Religious Solidarity Is Not Invidious Discrimination

9. Mark Wahlberg Urges Churches to Support Foster Families, Says Failing to Do Right Thing is ‘Turning Your Back on God’

10. Silicon Valley faith: The tech capital’s surprising life of the spirit

11. From America: A spiritual reading of T. S. Eliot’s ‘Four Quartets’

12. Apparently, America may be in the mood to change the reality-TV show channel.

PLUS: From an event we did together last week:

Would you consider signing up for this upcoming foster-care and adoption event in Manhattan?

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